Back in 2018, Tom Grove and Alyssa Stoller started a research project in North Iceland to assess the potential impacts of whale-watching encounters on whale populations. Tom turned this into a PhD with the Changing Oceans Group (due to finish in 2022). Alyssa subsequently completed an MSc in Marine Systems and Policies at Edinburgh (2019-20), … Continue reading Diving into documentaries
Written by Gebruk Anna First time I got to volunteer at the Marine Research and Education (MARESEDU) conference back in 2015 when I was a biology student at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Since, I always felt closely related to this conference and wanted to better promote it amongst the international marine research community. However, … Continue reading Special sessions of the Marine Research and Education Conference on 30th October
Photo Credit: Andre P. Seale Collaboration is a key part of academia. Here two of the Changing Oceans Research Group's PhD students, Nadia Jogee and Kelsey A. Barnhill, reflect on their experience of working together on a new paper. The paper, entitled 'Acclimatization Drives Differences in Reef-Building Coral Calcification Rates' explores the ability of two … Continue reading The Mutual Benefits of Collaboration
By Anna Gebruk R/V Kartesh cruise to the Pechora Sea, July 2017, photo by Georgy Shamilishvilli In the academic world, scientific publications remain one of the most valuable and recognised outcomes of scientific work, and are often used to access success of an individual researcher and research groups. For this reason it is not surprising … Continue reading The long journey of one paper – what do walruses feed on?
By Stephanie Liefmann Photo credit: https://www.colombiaazul.com/ As a benthic biologist sometimes I do feel pelagic. As I finish my PhD on deep sea corals I cannot avoid but thinking on the long path that food items have to travel before they reach the sea-floor, and all the amazing creatures they meet. Lately, my thoughts have … Continue reading Sharks Aren’t Just For Shark Week